Duties of the Distributor (a) The Distributor shall devote reasonable time and effort to effect sales of Class A shares of the Fund but shall not be obligated to sell any specific number of Class A shares. The services of the Distributor to the Fund hereunder are not to be deemed exclusive and nothing herein contained shall prevent the Distributor from entering into like arrangements with other investment companies so long as the performance of its obligations hereunder is not impaired thereby.
Appointment of the Distributor The Fund hereby appoints the Distributor as the principal underwriter and distributor of the Shares of the Fund to sell Shares to the public on behalf of the Fund and the Distributor hereby accepts such appointment and agrees to act hereunder. The Fund hereby agrees during the term of this Agreement to sell Shares of the Fund through the Distributor on the terms and conditions set forth below.
Status of the Company The Members acknowledge that this Agreement creates a partnership for federal income tax purposes. Furthermore, the Members hereby agree not to elect to be excluded from the application of Subchapter K of Chapter 1 of Subtitle A of the Code or any similar state statute.
Status of the Advisor The services of the Advisor to the Fund, or with respect to the Portfolio, are not to be deemed exclusive, and the Advisor shall be free to render similar services to others, as long as its services to the Fund or to the Portfolio are not impaired thereby. The Advisor shall be deemed to be an independent contractor and shall, unless otherwise expressly provided or authorized, have no authority to act for or represent the Fund in any way, or otherwise be deemed an agent of the Fund.
STATUS OF THE ADVISER The services of the Adviser to the Trust are not to be deemed exclusive, and the Adviser shall be free to render similar services to others so long as its services to the Trust are not, during the term of this Agreement, materially impaired thereby. The Adviser shall be deemed to be an independent contractor and shall, unless otherwise expressly provided or authorized, have no authority to act for or represent the Trust in any way or otherwise be deemed an agent of the Trust.
Status of the Parties The status of the parties under this Agreement shall be solely that of independent contractors. No party shall have the right to enter into any agreements on behalf of the other party nor shall it represent to any person that it has such right or authority. The parties, through their duly authorized representatives, and intending to be legally bound, have executed this Agreement, as of the date and year first above written, whereupon it became effective in accordance with its terms. RESEARCH FRONTIERS INCORPORATED By:/s/ Joseph M. Harary Joseph M. Harary, President Date: August 1, 2003 VISION (ENVIRONMENTAL INNOVATION) LIMITED By:/s/ Robert Hudson Robert Hudson, President Date: August 1, 2003 Schedule A (As of August 1, 2003) LIST OF UNITED STATES, INTERNATIONAL AND FOREIGN PATENTS AND PATENT APPLICATIONS (*-indicates a patent with respect to non-US filings) Date Expiration Patents in the United States Issued Date 5,002,701 Robert L. Saxe "Light Polarizing Materials and Suspensions Thereof" 3/26/91 3/26/08 5,093,041 Joseph A. Check, III et al "Light-Polarizing Material Based on Ethylene-diamine Polyacetic Acid Derivatives" 3/03/92 7/30/10 5,111,331 Paul Rosenberg "Electro-Optical Light Modulator"5/05/92 7/5/09 5,130,057 Robert L. Saxe "Light Polarizing Materials and Suspensions Thereof" 7/14/92 10/31/06 5,279,773 Robert L. Saxe "Light Valve Incorporating A Suspension Stabilized With A Block Polymer" 1/18/94 3/23/12 Schedule A (Continued) Date Expiration Patents in the United States Issued Date
Status of the Manager The services of the Manager to the Fund, or with respect to the Portfolio, are not to be deemed exclusive, and the Manager shall be free to render similar services to others, as long as its services to the Fund or to the Portfolio are not impaired thereby. The Manager shall be deemed to be an independent contractor and shall, unless otherwise expressly provided or authorized, have no authority to act for or represent the Fund in any way, or otherwise be deemed an agent of the Fund.
STATUS OF SUB-ADVISER Sub-Adviser is and will continue to be registered under the Advisers Act. The Services of Sub-Adviser to Company for each Fund are not to be deemed exclusive, and Sub-Adviser is free to render similar services to others so long as its Services to the Fund are not impaired thereby. Sub-Adviser is and will continue to be an independent contractor and, unless otherwise expressly provided or authorized, has no authority to act for or represent Company in any way or otherwise act as agent of Company.
Services and Duties of the Distributor A. The Distributor agrees to sell Shares on a best efforts basis as agent for the Trust upon the terms and at the current offering price (plus sales charge, if any) described in the Prospectus. As used in this Agreement, the term “Prospectus” shall mean the current prospectus, including the statement of additional information, as both may be amended or supplemented, relating to the Fund and included in the currently effective registration statement (the “Registration Statement”) of the Trust filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “1933 Act”) and the 1940 Act. The Trust shall in all cases receive the net asset value per Share on all sales. If a sales charge is in effect, the Distributor shall remit the sales charge (or portion thereof) to broker-dealers who have sold Shares, as described in Section 2(G), below. In no event shall the Distributor be entitled to all or any portion of such sales charge.
Sub-Distributors Distributor shall be entitled to appoint one or more Sub-Distributors to promote, advertise, market, distribute or sell the Product in the Territory in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement; provided, however, that Distributor shall not utilize or engage any Competitor of Ampio as a Sub-Distributor, without the prior written consent of Ampio. Distributor shall remain jointly and severally liable under this Agreement for the actions and omissions of each of its Sub-Distributors, and Distributor shall be solely responsible for any commitments, obligations or liabilities made by any of its Sub-Distributors. Distributor hereby acknowledges that the appointment of any such Sub-Distributor does not reduce, impair or negatively affect its ability to perform each one of its obligations hereunder.